Great Blue Heron photo
by Gene Pollard
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the call of the Great Blue Heron
Most members of this family wade in swamps and marshes looking for fish, frogs
and other prey which they spear with their long, pointed bills.
The Great Blue Heron, recognized by its grey body, is the largest heron in
It builds it's nest in remote swamps and the nest is made of a platform of
sticks. Two to four bluish eggs are laid.